When you manage to get Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson for an interview, there are plenty of directions you can take things. You could ask him about how excited he is to be the host of the upcoming reboot of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos. You could ask him his thoughts on the Onion and the Pulitzer Prize. Or, you could ask him what it’s like to be a meme. That’s what Joshua Topolsky did on a recent taping of On The Verge. Tyson’s take on the whole thing? “It’s a little weird and creepy, but I’m OK with it.” Watch out, we’ve got a pretty chill astrophysicist over here!
- The reboot of Cosmos Tyson is going to host will be produced by Seth MacFarlane
- Richard Dawkins and Neil deGrasse Tyson straight chillin’ and talking about science